Vancouver’s New Virtual Reality Halloween Adventure is a Scream!

SmartyPantz beckons guests into the deliciously terrifying Hospital of Horror.

Haunted houses are horrifying enough, but add a virtual reality spin and you’ve catapulted from spine-tingling shivers to ear-splitting screams. This month, SmartyPantz, one of Vancouver’s original escape rooms, has teamed up with virtual reality experts at vrCave to produce the Hospital of Horror – a terrifyingly lifelike VR experience that instantaneously transports guests to a derelict sanitorium where they might or might not be alone.

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Vancouver’s New Virtual Reality Halloween Adventure is a Scream!

Gastown Cabaret Presents Battle of the Divas: Gaga vs. Beyonce

Gastown’s best weekday party is back in action at Guilt & Company on August 8th! Party planners April O’Peel, Sweet Munish and Sparkle Plenty will take this Tuesday night to the next level at Gastown Cabaret | BATTLE OF THE DIVAS – Gaga vs Beyonce edition.

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Gastown Cabaret Presents Battle of the Divas: Gaga vs. Beyonce

Get Your Book Signed by Very Funny Author David Sedaris in Vancouver, June 20th

David Sedaris | Image via davidsedarisbooks.com

By Casey Stepaniuk

Vancouver fans of New York Times bestselling author, radio contributor, and very funny person David Sedaris are in luck! The man himself is going to be in Vancouver doing a free (!) talk and book signing this June 20th at the Indigo / Chapters bookstore at Granville and Broadway. The occasion is the release of his 11th book, Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002. This latest book is a little bit different because, for the first time, excerpts from the diaries that are the source of his remarkable essays are available in raw form. The book is available May 30th, which is lots of time to read it and know exactly what he’s referencing in the talk.

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Get Your Book Signed by Very Funny Author David Sedaris in Vancouver, June 20th

The Competitors Have Been Announced for This Year’s Honda Celebration of Light!

photo: The 2016 Celebration of Light | Seaside Signs / Flickr

This article was originally published on News1130.com

It’s an annual event that draws hundreds of thousands of people to the shores of English Bay in Downtown Vancouver’s West End and this year is expected to be no different.

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The Competitors Have Been Announced for This Year’s Honda Celebration of Light!

Gastown Cabaret Presents March Magic, March 14

With St. Patrick’s Day and the start of Spring coming down the pipe, the magic is very much alive in March! Get ready to add even more excitement to this magnificent month with Gastown Cabaret.

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Gastown Cabaret Presents March Magic, March 14

Five Ways to Get Your Tech On at #BCTECH Pre-Summit in Vancouver

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A young, vibrant, can-do city, Vancouver is proving a fertile hub for the technology and start-up scene. Fast earning its “Silicon Valley North” moniker, the city is gearing up for the return of the #BCTECH Summit, taking place on March 14 and 15 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. British Columbia’s largest technology conference, the #BCTECH Summit showcases the province’s latest ideas and innovations in the technology industry.

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Five Ways to Get Your Tech On at #BCTECH Pre-Summit in Vancouver

Winter’s Dance On Downtown Vancouver’s Robson Street, December 10

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The following article was submitted by the Robson Street Business Association.

On Saturday, December 10th at 6 p.m., Robson Street will be shut down to traffic, but left completely open to shoppers who are invited to join in and celebrate a holiday classic with a twist. The Robson Street Business Association (RSBA) and My Loud Speaker present ‘Winter’s Dance’, a tale of The Nutcracker performed Robson Street style.

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Winter’s Dance On Downtown Vancouver’s Robson Street, December 10